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One out of the three major indices traded up today The three major indices are trading lower today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading down 3.66 points (0.0%) at 16,801 as of Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, 4:20 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,659 issues advancing vs. 1,437 declining with 130 unchanged.

The Metals & Mining industry as a whole closed the day down 0.7% versus the S&P 500, which was unchanged. Top gainers within the Metals & Mining industry included

Mountain Province Diamonds

(

MDM

), up 2.1%,

Rare Element Resources

(

REE

), up 3.5%,

General Moly

(

GMO

), up 2.8%,

Kingold Jewelry

(

KGJI

), up 2.3% and

Comstock Mining

(

LODE

), up 3.4%.

TheStreet Ratings Group would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry higher today:

General Moly

(

GMO

) is one of the companies that pushed the Metals & Mining industry higher today. General Moly was up $0.02 (2.8%) to $0.74 on light volume. Throughout the day, 112,043 shares of General Moly exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 171,900 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $0.73-$0.78 after having opened the day at $0.74 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $0.72.

General Moly has a market cap of $68.4 million and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 44.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

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At the close,

Rare Element Resources

(

REE

) was up $0.02 (3.5%) to $0.63 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 380,532 shares of Rare Element Resources exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 195,800 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $0.60-$0.67 after having opened the day at $0.62 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $0.61.

Rare Element Resources has a market cap of $31.0 million and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 58.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

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Mountain Province Diamonds

(

MDM

) was another company that pushed the Metals & Mining industry higher today. Mountain Province Diamonds was up $0.10 (2.1%) to $4.94 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 18,893 shares of Mountain Province Diamonds exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 11,500 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $4.90-$5.00 after having opened the day at $4.93 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $4.84.

Mountain Province Diamonds has a market cap of $574.9 million and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are up 0.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link.